ORTS 443 – Career Exploration in Orthopedic Surgery
Two Week Career Exploration Elective
Sponsoring Department: Surgery
Faculty Course Director: Laurence Dahners, M.D.
Periods Offered: all unless faculty unavailable
Maximum Enrollment: 1
Duration of Elective/Selective: 2 weeks
Where/When to report on first day: Please call Stacey Owen 966-4781 the week prior for contact information.
Learning Objectives: (what student will be able to do as a result of this experience)
1. Expose medical students to a career in Orthopedic Surgery
Weekly scheduled conferences and rounds
Rounds, clinics and ORs each day
Expected hours: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (approx.)
No on-call requirements
*STUDENTS*: This rotation is also available through the Surgery Clerkship
Evaluation: All 2-week career exploration electives are pass fail. Attendance and participation are required to pass. A presentation may be assigned.